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Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
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July 2018

KSVDL Personnel Activities

Activities

Drs. Xuming Liu, Jianfa Bai and colleagues identified influenza C virus from a sick calf with clinical signs of bovine respiratory disease in the United States. This is the first reported identification of influenza C virus in cattle. The publication is listed below. 

Zhang H, Porter EP, Lohman M, Lu N, Peddireddi L, Hanzlicek G, Marthaler D, Liu X, Bai J. Complete genome sequence of an influenza C virus strain identified from a sick calf in the United States. Microbiol Resour Announc 7:e00828-18. Link: https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00828-18.

Dr. Susan Moore gave a presentation at the ACVIM Forum in Seattle, WA titled “Rabies in companion animals: are current preventative strategies adequate?”

Dr. Jamie Henningson participated as an observer-auditor of an AAVLD accredited veterinary diagnostic laboratory.

Dr. Jamie Henningson attended EVP beef course covering ruminant nutrition at Olathe KSU campus.

Kristina Wyatt, Histology Supervisor: Participated as an observer of an AAVLD accredited veterinary diagnostic laboratory.

Dr. Mike Moore represented the KSVDL at the AVMA Conference in Denver, CO.

Dr. Jamie Henningson presented “Infectious disease diagnostics: Past, present, and future” with Dr. Jerome Neitfeldt at the KSVDL and CEEZAD conference entitled “Diagnostics of the endemic and emerging diseases: Beyond the status quo” in Manhattan, KS.

Dr. Dick Hesse presented “Infectious disease investigations start and end at the D-lab” at the KSVDL and CEEZAD conference entitled “Diagnostics of the endemic and emerging diseases: Beyond the status quo” in Manhattan, KS.

Dr. Brad Njaa conducted a Necropsy wet lab at the KSVDL and CEEZAD conference entitled “Diagnostics of the endemic and emerging diseases: Beyond the status quo” in Manhattan, KS.

Dr. Doug Marthaler presented “Introduction into novel diagnostic technologies” at the KSVDL and CEEZAD conference entitled “Diagnostics of the endemic and emerging diseases: Beyond the status quo” in Manhattan, KS.

Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek presented “Johne’s disease diagnostics in the field” at the KSVDL and CEEZAD conference entitled “Diagnostics of the endemic and emerging diseases: Beyond the status quo” in Manhattan, KS.

Dr. Brian Herrin was asked to serve on the board of the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), which is a major resource for educating veterinarians on how to diagnose, treat, and manage parasites of dogs and cats. 

Field Investigations

An increase in subclinical hypocalcemia in a Kansas dairy herd

 

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